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About SBE Chapter 37

SBE Chapter 37 is a local, Washington, DC-based professional organization of friendly radio, television, and multimedia technology professionals. Our group includes local, national, and international network technicians, consulting engineers, electronics manufacturers, and Federal employees working in media and broadcasting positions. If that describes you, you’re welcome to attend one of our meetings or join our group!

Most of our members live, work, or have roots in Washington, DC or the nearby Maryland or Virginia Suburbs.  We meet most months to exchange ideas, increase our skill levels, and (sometimes) just to socialize. Chapter 37 is part of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), the only organization devoted to the advancement of all levels and types of broadcast engineering. With nearly 5,000 members and 114 local chapters worldwide, the SBE provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and the sharing of information to help media professionals keep pace with our rapidly changing industry. The SBE amplifies the voices of broadcast engineers by validating skills with professional certification, offering educational opportunities to maintain and expand those skills, and speaking out on technical regulatory issues that affect how you work.

Regardless of your area of broadcast interest, you are sure to find a warm welcome at the Washington DC Chapter of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. Please join us at our next meeting and try us out for size. We hope you will enjoy your visit.

SBE Chapter 37 Current Events

    PILOT Radio Test Bed
    with David Layer, Russ Mundschenk, and Mike Rhodes
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    NAB Test Lab Crew
    Who: David Layer, Russ Mundschenk, and Mike Rhodes
    What: PILOT Radio Test Bed
    When: February 15, 2023 at 6:30 PM
    Where: NAB Headquarters - Register Here
    Address: 1 M Street, SE
    Washington, DC 20003 United States

    Sponsor: Cavell, Mertz & Associates, Inc.

    Our February 15th, 2023 guest speakers will be David Layer, Vice President, Advanced Engineering in the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Technology Department; Russ Mundschenk, retired Xperi Field Test Manager; and Mike Rhodes, Senior Engineer, Cavell, Mertz and Associates, Inc. This in-person meeting will be held at the new NAB headquarters building at 1 M Street SE, Washington, DC near Nationals Park. We ask you to Register Here and let us know whether you're attending in-person or via Zoom so we can make the necessary arrangements.


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